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TUNNY: THE RISE AND FALL OF BRITAIN'S BIGGEST FISH
Written by Chris Berry.
Stock no. 1326731
Published by The Medlar Press. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This fascinating book is no more and no less than the story of Britain's forgotten big game fishery; the strange tale of how Scarborough grew its own tuna fishery and enjoyed a brief moment when sportsmen and celebrities rubbed shoulders in the 'Tunny' Club. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781907110030. Very pale page edge browning. Unfortunately there is a tobacco smell to the contents. Dustwrapper is lightly browned at edges.

Price: £38.00 £32.30.

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ROUND AND ABOUT THE NORTH YORKSHIRE MOORS A GLIMPSE OF THE PAST
Written by Tom Scott Burns.
Stock no. 1326504
Published by M.T.D. Rigg Publications. 1988. Very good condition.

Popular Edition published year after the first edition. Cardwraps. 161 pages. B/w photos. Covers faded to spine and edges, small indentation to lower edge of front cover. Contents clean.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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COUNTY DURHAM: A SHELL GUIDE
Written by Henry Thorold.
Stock no. 1826297
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

County Durham, individual, tough, independent but rewarding and endearing, maligned maybe but magnificent! Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 057111640X. Small (0.5") nick in cloth to rear edge of spine at base, corresponding loss to dustwrapper in same area. Otherwise, a lovely copy in price-cut dustwrapper.

Price: £18.00 £15.30.

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THE ROMAN FORTS OF TEMPLEBROUGH NEAR ROTHERHAM
Written by Thomas May.
Stock no. 1825937
Published by Henry Garnett And Co., Limited. 1st 1922. Very good condition.

Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates and fold-out plan to rear. Boards lightly browned. Rear board marked/stained. Text block and endpapers browned.

Price: £30.00 £25.50.

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MYSTERY MINE
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Terry Freeman.
Stock no. 1325441
Published by Girls Gone By. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition.

The 12th Lone Pine story set in the Yorkshire moors. Cardwraps. 278 pages. Some b/w photos. ISBN: 9781847451200. Minimal rubbing to corners and a tiny mark to textblock else a fine copy.

Price: £30.00 £25.50.

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THE EAST MOOR EXPERIENCE 1942-1946 SQUADRON OPERATIONS
Written by Brian Shields.
Stock no. 1825759
Published by Compaid Graphics. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

The author's interest in East Moor airfield began during its construction in 1941, and has continued every since. Large format. White pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1900604019. A few minor marks to covers and prelims. Text block slightly browned.

Price: £30.00 £25.50.

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MEDIEVAL WOODCARVINGS OF RIPON CATHEDRAL
Written by Maurice H. Taylor; Derek Ching.
Stock no. 1825590
Published by The Friends Of Ripon Cathedral. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Choirstalls, Canopies, Ceiling Bosses and Misericords. Cardwraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780953197958. SIGNED by both authors (To Maggie) to title page. Else contents fine.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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THE DUKE OF NORFOLK'S DEEDS AT ARUNDEL CASTLE: CATALOGUE 1
Written by Heather Warne.
Stock no. 1825412
Published by Phillimore & Co. Ltd.. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Dacre Estates in Northern Counties. Edited by Heather Warne. The Duke of Norfolk holds one of the largest private collections of title deeds in the county. The Northern estates were aquired through the marriage of Philip Howard to Ann Dacre in 1571. Invaluable medieval topographical information for numerous villages and hamlets in Cumbria and Yorkshire. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine and crest to front. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781860773778. A lovely copy.

Price: £40.00 £34.00.

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A GRASS ROPE TO CATCH A UNICORN: WENSLEYDALE WILD FLOWERS AND OTHER ILLUSTRATIONS
Written by Janet Rawlins. Illustrated by Janet Rawlins.
Stock no. 1825108
Published by Bain Falls Publishing. 1st 2014. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Janet Rawlins painted this collection of wild flowers as relaxation, whilst carryng out commissions for large scale machine-embroidered fabric collages. Janet Rawlins has observed and loved Wensleydale, with illustrations, landscape paintings and tose famous collages, all in her own inimitable style. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout, many watercolour. ISBN: 9780992866006. SIGNED by the author (with personal dedication) to front endpaper. Board corners a little bumped. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby, faded at spine and a little scuffed.

Price: £64.00 £54.40.

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A GRASS ROPE TO CATCH A UNICORN: WENSLEYDALE WILD FLOWERS AND OTHER ILLUSTRATIONS
Written by Janet Rawlins. Illustrated by Janet Rawlins.
Stock no. 1824666
Published by Bain Falls Publishing. 1st 2014. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Janet Rawlins painted this collection of wild flowers as relaxation, whilst carryng out commissions for large scale machine-embroidered fabric collages. Janet Rawlins has observed and loved Wensleydale, with illustrations, landscape paintings and tose famous collages, all in her own inimitable style. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout, many watercolour. ISBN: 9780992866006. Signed by the artist 'for (the previous owner)'. Top & tail of spine slightly bumped, small knock to top edge of boards. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby and lightly edge-creased, tiny tear (no loss to top edge of rear panel, previous bookseller's label to rear panel.

Price: £64.00 £54.40.

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THE STORY OF SOUTH YORKSHIRE BOTANY
Written by Graeme L.D. Coles.
Stock no. 1324184
Published by Yorkshire Naturalists' union. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition.

Pictorial card wraps. The flora Sheffieldiensis of Jonathan Salt ISBN: 9780956537812. Slight rubbing to cover edges. Contents fine. Neat barcode label to rear cover.

Price: £15.00 £12.75.

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HISTORIC HALLAMSHIRE
Written by David Hey.
Stock no. 1824081
Published by Landmark Publishing. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Landmark Collector's Library Series. Larger format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. History in Sheffield's Countryside. B/w photos. ISBN: 1843060493. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.

Price: £30.00 £25.50.

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